Susan brings to CNSNews.com a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined CNSNews.com in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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August 18, 2016, 4:48 AM EDT
When Obamacare's fourth open enrollment period begins on November 1, there will be fewer insurance options and higher prices for many customers.
August 17, 2016, 7:58 AM EDT
In Syria, as the ISIS stronghold of Manbij fell to the U.S.-led coalition last Friday, the U.S. military and its partners on the ground watched as a convoy of Islamic State fighters drove out of the city.
August 17, 2016, 6:13 AM EDT
Speaking in West Bend, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said the recent "violence, riots and destruction that have taken place in Milwaukee is an assault of the right of all citizens to live in security and peace."
August 17, 2016, 5:20 AM EDT
The Saudis are the ones dropping the bombs, but "there's an American imprint on every civilian life lost in Yemen," Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) told CNN's Jake Tapper on Tuesday.
August 16, 2016, 11:04 AM EDT
"As a first generation, low-income, migrant student, it has been a very long journey. It’s been a ride that started the day I arrived in this country from Mexico to further my education. I have lived here 11 years now and it’s been a challenge," Solis wrote.
August 16, 2016, 10:45 AM EDT
"Our country is going downhill fast, all because of drugs," a resident of Huntington, West Virginia, was quoted as saying on Monday, as calls started coming in for 26 heroin overdoses.
August 16, 2016, 6:11 AM EDT
Biden said Trump cannot be trusted with the nation's nuclear codes. Then Biden told the crowd that he's got those codes right at his fingertips:
August 16, 2016, 5:35 AM EDT
"Just as we won the Cold War in part by exposing the evils of communism and the virtues of free markets, so too must we take on the ideology of radical Islam," Republican Donald Trump told an audience in Youngstown, Ohio on Monday.
August 15, 2016, 9:24 AM EDT
During a speech at the state fair in Des Moines, Iowa last week, conservative Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) raised eyebrows when he said, “I’ve sat across the table with Hillary Clinton, eye-to-eye, and when you’re working outside of staff and outside of the press, she is somebody I can work with.”
August 15, 2016, 7:48 AM EDT
The federal government ranks dead last in a new Gallup poll measuring Americans' views of U.S. business and industry sectors.
August 15, 2016, 6:02 AM EDT
President Barack Obama picked one of the hottest weekends in the Northeastern U.S. to discuss climate change.
August 12, 2016, 10:26 AM EDT
Opening remarks at a bullying prevention summit in Washington, D.C., on Friday were followed by routine announcements, including the location of restrooms for the assembled policy wonks.
August 12, 2016, 8:52 AM EDT
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) told a news conference on Thursday that "gun violence" is a public health crisis, just as the Zika virus is.
August 12, 2016, 5:46 AM EDT
Democrat Hillary Clinton told an audience in Detroit on Thursday that she'll "fight to make college tuition-free for the middle class and debt-free for everyone." 
August 12, 2016, 5:10 AM EDT
Republican Donald Trump told a roomful of evangelicals on Thursday that he was suprised to learn they are afraid to endorse him because they worry about their churches losing their non-profit status.
August 11, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT
The nation's taxpayer-funded social safety net is another factor that explains the 94 million Americans who are not in the labor force.
August 11, 2016, 7:43 AM EDT
The Labor Department's Women’s Bureau on Wednesday awarded $1.1 million in grants to research and analyze how paid-leave programs can be developed and implemented across the country.
August 11, 2016, 6:44 AM EDT
American fighter pilots, strapped by frequent deployments, family separation, and time-consuming training, are leaving the military for jobs in the private sector that pay them just as well or better, Air Force officials told reporters on Wednesday. 
August 11, 2016, 5:28 AM EDT
"You don't hear the word 'stalemate' anymore," in connection with the fighting in Iraq and Syria, Lt.-Gen. Sean MacFarland, the commander of coalition forces in Iraq, told reporters on Wednesday.
August 10, 2016, 9:44 AM EDT
The sun glinting off concertina wire could be a giveaway to the enemy.